Darby's English Translation

Psalms 56

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 57

1

 

 {To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be gracious unto me, O God, be gracious unto me; for my soul taketh refuge in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings do I take refuge, until the calamities be overpast. 

 

 


2

 

 I will call unto God, the Most High; unto łGod that performeth [all] for me. 

 

 


3

 

 He will send from the heavens and save me; he hath covered with reproach him that would swallow me up. Selah. God hath sent forth his loving-kindness and his truth. 

 

 


4

 

 My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down [among] them that breathe out flames, the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword. 

 

 


5

 

 Be exalted above the heavens, O God; let thy glory be above all the earth! 

 

 


6

 

 They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof. Selah. 

 

 


7

 

 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms. 

 

 


8

 

 Awake, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn. 

 

 


9

 

 I will give thee thanks among the peoples, O Lord; of thee will I sing psalms among the nations: 

 

 


10

 

 For thy loving-kindness is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds. 

 

 


11

 

 Be exalted above the heavens, O God; let thy glory be above all the earth! 

 

 


Psalms 58

 

 

 

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